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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Dorothy Canfield FisherAKA Dorothea Frances Canfield

Born: 17-Feb-1879
Birthplace: Lawrence, KS
Died: 9-Nov-1958
Location of death: Arlington, VT
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Understood Betsy

Father: James Hulme Canfield (college professor)
Mother: Flavia Camp
Husband: John Redwood Fisher (m. 1907, d. 1959, one son, one daughter)
Daughter: Sally (b. 1909)
Son: James (b. 1913, d. 1945)

    University: BA, Ohio State University (1899)
    University: PhD Romance Languages, Columbia University (1904)


Author of books:
Gunhild (1907, novel)
A Montessori Mother (1912)
The Montessori Manual (1913)
Mothers and Children (1914)
Hillsboro People (1915, with Sarah N. Cleghorn)
The Bent Twig (1915, novel)
Fellow Captains (1916, with Sarah N. Cleghorn)
Understood Betsy (1916)
Home Fires in France (1918, short stories)
The Brimming Cup (1921)
Her Son's Wife (1926)
Why Stop Learning? (1927)
Basque People (1931)
Bonfire (1933)
On a Rainy Day (1938)
Seasoned Timber (1939, novel)
Our Young Folks (1943)
Paul Revere and the Minute Men (1950, juvenile)
A Fair World For All: The Meaning of the Declaration of Human Rights (1952)
Vermont Tradition: The Biography of an Outlook on Life (1953)
Memories of My Home Town (1955)
A Harvest of Stories from a Half Century of Writing (1956, short stories)
Memories of Arlington, Vermont (1957)

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